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Tavern Takeovers | 25th Anniversary

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Celebrate our 25th anniversary this year with one-night-only specials from Gramercy Tavern alums from across the world! Join us in the Tavern as we welcome past team members back into the kitchen and behind the bar bringing together GT past and present.

Tavern Takeover specials will be available in the Tavern starting at 5:30pm, no reservations needed.  

Here's who will be stopping by:



October 16 
Karen DeMasco
Executive Pastry Chef, ABC Kitchen, ABC Cocina, and abcV

October 17 
Nicholas Morgenstern
Owner, Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream

October 21
Ashley Rath
Former Chef de Cuisine, The Grill

October 22 
Julia and Roger Rodriguez
Owners, Vesta Chocolate (opening soon!) | Montclair, NJ 

October 24 
Anna Higham
Pastry Chef, Lyle's and Flor | London, UK

October 28
John Patterson
Executive Chef, Shelburne Farms | Shelburne, VT
Kim DiPalo
COO Drive Change

October 30
Fiore Tedesco
Chef & Owner, L'Oca d'Oro | Austin, TX

November 4
Gregory Marchand
Executive Chef, Frenchie | Paris, France

November 7 
Daniel Alvarez
Pastry Chef, Union Square Cafe

November 11
Bret Lunsford
Culinary Director, Blue Smoke
Christine Lisa
Pastry Chef, Daily Provisions

November 13 
Daniel Skurnick
Executive Pastry Chef, Buddakan & Le Coucou

November 20 
Claudia Fleming
Executive Pastry Chef, North Fork Table and Inn | Long Island, NY

December 11 
Lindsey Bittner
Pastry Chef

December 18 
Chika Tillman
Founder and Head Pastry Chef, ChikaLicious Dessert Bar

Stay tuned to our Instagram Stories for more details!


Past Takeovers: 

Isabella Fitzgerald, Kawi

Nick Anderer

Joe Tarasco, USHG

Lena Ciardullo, Marta

John Tilles, Pasquale Jones

Liz Fayad, José Pastor Selections

Suzanne Cupps, Untitled

Andrew Fortgang, Le Pigeon 

Geoff Lazlo, Geoff Lazlo Food 

Jonas Offenbach, Momofuku KO

Jason Pfeifer, Manhatta

Saman Javid

Isabella Fitzgerald, Kawi

Nick Anderer

Joe Tarasco, USHG

Lena Ciardullo, Marta

John Tilles, Pasquale Jones

Liz Fayad, José Pastor Selections

Suzanne Cupps, Untitled

Andrew Fortgang, Le Pigeon

Geoff Lazlo, Geoff Lazlo Food 

Jonas Offenbach, Momofuku KO

Jason Pfeifer, Manhatta

Saman Javid, Cloud Catering

Arun Gupta, DOSA 

Paul Grieco, Terroir

Melih Demirel, Frankie Instanbul 

John Hall, Post Office Pies 

Louis Bayla, Little Park

Mark Rosati, Shake Shack

Gabe McMackin, The Finch

Evan Tessler, Manhatta

Micah Fredman, Ipsa Provisions

Jonathan Benno, Leonelli

Howard Kalachnikoff, Former Chef de Cuisine

Rafiq Salim, Former Sous Chef

Marco Canora, Hearth & Brodo

Kaeka Lee, Kapa Hale

Tomer Blechman, Miss Ada



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